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[NABP] Gema di Menara (Echoes from the Minaret)

Yesterday I went to White Screen Cinema in Sungai Hanching for a special screening of Brunei’s first film, Gema di Menara (1968) translated as Echoes from the Minaret, and it was amazing. The screening was arranged by a colleague, who has watched the … Continue reading

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Mid-month check-in: March

At the halfway-ish point in March, I have read 6 books, 3 of which were really good! Marie Brennan A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent I was sold on this when the blurb described it as a cross between Naomi … Continue reading

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February Round-Up – zombies and mermaids and dragons oh my

Tried my hardest to come back from a pretty poor start to the month, but I did not manage to break into the double digits in February, tapping out at 9 books. I am halfway through Zen Cho’s Spirits Abroad, a collection … Continue reading

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Mid-month February round-up

…is more like a shamefaced few lines. As I did last February, I started binge-watching a show, and although it’s nowhere near as time-consuming as Goblin was, This Is Us still took up about five hours over the weekend (and I … Continue reading

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Fave Feminist Reads from 2017 book club

I have a new article for The Scoop out here, if you’re interested! Round up for mid-month Feb coming soon – I bought my first physical books of the year! (But havent read very much, haha).

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January Round-Up (Ebooks Everywhere)

In January 2018, I read 12 books*. A few salient numbers and notes: All of them were ebooks**. (I switched from Amazon US to Amazon UK about halfway through the month because I needed to read Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine for Feminist … Continue reading

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Mid-month Round Up for January!

Exactly halfway through the first month of 2018, and I have really enjoyed looking at other people’s reading resolutions and goals on Twitter and IG! Have scoped out some excellent looking prospects, and am really interested in how other people … Continue reading

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